“Herding cats” (the expression for an unruly task) is about the only stressful thing you want to worry about in an evacuation. Having an emergency kit already prepared for you and your cats is a lifeline that will give you peace of mind if disaster strikes.
It’s October 17, the day I annually check my emergency supplies. I chose a day that I would remember: we had a big earthquake in my home town several years back on this day. I was too young to think of owning a home (and what losing it might mean), but I did have my childhood cat and I thought about what it would mean to lose him.
Thankfully, we didn’t lose him or the family home, but it is a day I’ll never forget. So, today is a very easy date for me to remember each year to check for expired water and…
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